Lerch, Vinci & Higgins, LLP

Gary W. Higgins

Managing Committee Partner

Gary W. Higgins

Degrees & Certifications Held:

  • B.S. Fairleigh Dickinson University - Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant - State of New Jersey
  • Registered Municipal Accountant - State of New Jersey
  • Public School Accountant - State of New Jersey
  • Certified Municipal Finance Officer - State of New Jersey 

  • Gary W. Higgins is a senior and founding partner in the firm of Lerch, Vinci & Higgins, LLP, and currently serves as the Quality Control Partner of the firm.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Overall responsibility for audit engagements of governmental entitites including municipal governments, school districts and public authorities, and not-for-profit organizations.
  • Expert knowledge pertaining to municipal finance, development and review of governmental budgets, application of agreed upon procedures to specific aspects of governmental operations and development and implementation of financial and compliance corrective action plans.
  • Representation of municipal clients before regulatory agencies.
  • Extensive experience in providing audit and financial advisory services to common interest realty associations, including budget preparation, transition financial studies and management services.

Memberships and Professional Organizations:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Registered Municipal Accountants Association of New Jersey - currently serving as President of the Board of Trustees, previously served as Vice President, and President of the Association for four years.
  • New Jersey Association of School Business Officials
  • Government Finance Officers Association
  • Former member of the Governmental Accounting and Auditing Committee of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants, serving two terms as Chairman of the Committee

email: ghiggins@lvhcpa.com

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